Re: [CR] Report on Tires--Grand Bois

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Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 12:22:58 -0700
From: Kurt Sperry <>
To: Peter Weigle <>
Cc: "Classicrendezvous@Bikelist.Org" <>
Subject: Re: [CR] Report on Tires--Grand Bois

I'm running the Big Wood 30s and lovin' them. <<*Sacrilege Alert!*>> Easily better than most "sew-ups" (actually what we called them rightly or wrongly back in the day) ride IMHO.

Kurt Sperry Bellingham,Washington USA

2009/5/24 Peter Weigle <>:
> David said,
>> and run these at 105 psi. I would say it put the
>> original feel back into the 30 year old McLean criterium. The tires ride
>> smaller than they look and I can live with the look. No noticeable
>> increase
>> in rolling resistance and the combo has smoothed out the rough edges
>> of some of the roads around here.
>> Mission accomplished with this switch and highly recommended.
> ?
> Dave Boston
> Tucson AZ USA
> I run my GB 28's at 85-95 and find they fly right along, I weigh the same as
> David.
> At that pressure the ride is almost as spirited but way more comfortable.
> I did try them at higher pressure but didn't feel I gained much, except
> highway buzz.
> Nice to know you have a choice.


> peter weigle

> lyme, ct